[Endocrinological evaluation of sellar and suprasellar tumor cases (the fifth report) - on pituitary function of 5 cases of ectopic pinealoma in the Chiasmal Region (author's transl)].

The anterior pituitary hormone secretion of 5 patients with ectopic pinealoma in the chiasmal region was studied. 1) GH response in ITT was hyporeactive in all cases. Two of 4 cases showed hyporeactive ACTH secretion in Metyrapone test. Two of 5 cases decreased TSH secretion in TRH test. Prolaction secretion was normal in all 5 cases. All 5 cases showed… (More)